Get Help From Technology
store memories with your man using this app, which lets you create a photo timeline of moments and events, send private messages, and keep track of your dates with a shared calendar. You can also use the wishlist feature to make a couple’s to-do list. (The app also offers recommendations— like the latest speakeasy bar to check out or newest restaurant to dine in.) Feeling expressive? Surprise your hubby with a love letter he can only read on the date of your choosing.
stay connected with this popular app, which you can use to take photos and videos of your daily activities and share with your partner. Snap when you wake up, while walking your dog, or postworkout. Just add a caption, a filter, and maybe even some emoticons. The catch: Snaps are only available online for a limited time—unless the viewer takes a screenshot of what you’ve uploaded. Bonus: when users are both online, they can share a live video call.
FIX A FIGHT
bounce back from a lovers’ quarrel with the help of technology. This app provides you and your partner with an individualized report about your feelings (“Irritated!” “Hurt!”) and the repair ideas you should take, guided by the soothing voice of marital therapist Mark Mcgonigle. It’s couples’ therapy at your fingertips. Since it’s based on solid research on relationships, Fix a Fight is a serious tool that can help couples who are open and willing.
relive the joy of making old-school mixtapes for your special someone. Create a playlist using songs from your itunes, Rdio, or Grooveshark account and send it to your lover for his enjoyment. (He has to have Mixkit on his phone, too.) Up the kilig factor by adding cheesy love songs from when you were younger, or romantic tracks that played during your wedding. Just like old-fashioned mixtapes, however, the playlist can only be up to 90 minutes long.
WUNDERLIST: TO-DO LIST AND TASKS FREE
always fighting about undone chores? This app can decrease domestic friction by ensuring both of you know who’s in charge of what. Create a to-do list that syncs with your partner’s gadget. You can also input important dates to keep you both updated on your schedules. But it’s not all about the dirty work. You can also start on your shared bucket list featuring things you’d like to do together.